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A Typology for Analyzing Coverage Gains by State: 2013-2017

09.2019 / By Urban Institute
This brief explores state variation in health insurance coverage changes during implementation of the primary health insurance coverage reforms of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) using data from the 2013 and 2017 American Community Survey.
The brief finds that states with high uninsurance in 2013 that expanded Medicaid eligibility under the ACA saw the largest coverage gains between 2013 and 2017.